Dog fact – Do dogs have an appendix?

Dogs don’t have an appendix

It’s true! Dogs do not have an appendix but along with humans are the only creatures that have prostates. Dogs do have a small pouch called a cecum or caecum that is similar but plays a minimal role in digestion. De-sexing a male dog will greatly reduce the chance of him developing an overly enlarged prostate called Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

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